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Antonia Ara

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Ethnic origin: White

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The sister of cacique, pro-independence, José Rosa Ara, used her house at Tacna, Peru, for secret meetings at which propaganda material was printed. She created a circle of patriotic women in Tacna at which they collected funds for the campaign, edited propaganda leaflets, and prepared strategic places to hide patriots in danger (Balta, 29-30).

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Balta Campbell, Aída, (1998), Presencia de la mujer en el periodismo escrito peruano (1821-1960)


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